The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 69 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing REST 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.71% 0.12% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.50% 0.65% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £398 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.10% -16.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.28 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+45.87% -24.67%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
200 155 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.33% 18.83% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 104 106
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Milton Keynes region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 14 (73.68%) XML
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 11 (57.89%) SOAP
3 10 (52.63%) JSON
4 8 (42.11%) Web Services
5 7 (36.84%) SQL
5 7 (36.84%) SOA
5 7 (36.84%) Middleware
5 7 (36.84%) MVC
6 6 (31.58%) Web Development
6 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
6 6 (31.58%) XSL
6 6 (31.58%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) C#
6 6 (31.58%) HTML
6 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 6 (31.58%) IIS
6 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
6 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
6 6 (31.58%) CSS
6 6 (31.58%) LINQ
6 6 (31.58%) jQuery
6 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
6 6 (31.58%) iOS Development
7 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
7 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (26.32%) OO
7 5 (26.32%) EAI

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) X.500
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Xcode
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Architect
3 5 (26.32%) iOS Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Digital Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Web Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Web Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (10.53%) SOA Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Website Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) XML
2 11 (57.89%) SOAP
3 10 (52.63%) JSON
4 8 (42.11%) Web Services
5 7 (36.84%) Middleware
6 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
6 6 (31.58%) XSL
6 6 (31.58%) HTML
6 6 (31.58%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
6 6 (31.58%) CSS
6 6 (31.58%) LINQ
6 6 (31.58%) jQuery
7 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (21.05%) DOM
9 3 (15.79%) iOS SDK
10 2 (10.53%) Cocoa Touch
10 2 (10.53%) iPhone SDK
10 2 (10.53%) HTML5
10 2 (10.53%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
1 4 (21.05%) User Experience
2 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
3 2 (10.53%) iPhone
3 2 (10.53%) iPad
3 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) SOA
2 7 (36.84%) MVC
3 6 (31.58%) Web Development
3 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
3 6 (31.58%) iOS Development
4 5 (26.32%) OO
4 5 (26.32%) EAI
5 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.53%) TDD
7 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.26%) ETL
7 1 (5.26%) Website Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) UML
7 1 (5.26%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) XQuery
4 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe
2 1 (5.26%) Apple